Monthly Archives: May 2011

Philadelphia University Celebrates the Class of 2011 at Commencement

The graduating Class of 2011 walked across the stage to cheers from family, friends, faculty and staff at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 15, for Philadelphia University’s 127th Commencement ceremony. Steven G. Blank, an award-winning …

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Student Speaker Michael Johnson Inspires Fellow Graduates at Commencement

Michael Johnson ’11, a graduate of the Accelerated Behavioral Health and Science Program, won this year’s student speaker competition to address his fellow graduates at the 2011 Commencement ceremony. Johnson spoke to more than 4,000 people at the Mann Center …

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2011 Faculty Awards Presented at Annual Reception

Philadelphia University honored members of its faculty for their hard work and commitment to academic excellence at the 2011 Faculty Reception on May 13. President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., presented awards to several faculty members for their distinguished service to …

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2011 Graduates Receive Honors and Awards for Academic Excellence

Philadelphia University graduating students were presented with awards and honors at the Student Academic Awards Ceremony May 14 in The Kanbar Campus Center. Students were honored for their hard work and determination in the pursuit of academic excellence. Distinguished Honors …

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PhilaU Commencement and job outlook for grads: Fox29

PhilaU’s Commencement and insights from graduates on job plans and prospects were featured on Fox29 news on May 15 at 6 p.m. PhilaU’s Commencement also was featured on WHYY Newsworks.

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Industrial design student exhibits at ICFF featured in design-phan blog

Industrial design students who partnered with students at San Jose State University and Lincoln University in England to develop innovative products based on the theme of play had their designs exhibited at the prestigious International Contemporary Furniture Fair in N.Y. May …

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Marie-Eve Faust, director of fashion merchandising, calls for standardized apparel sizes: The Toronto Star, Fox 29

Marie-Eve Faust, director of the fashion merchandising program, is working on an apparel labelling system that would have more uniform standards and shape information than the often arbitrary sizes in use today, reported The Toronto Star May 12.  “We just reached 0 a few …

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PhilaU’s Temi Adebayo Named NCAA Division II Statistical Champion in Blocks Per Game

Philadelphia University men’s basketball junior center Temi Adebayo was recently named the NCAA Division II Statistical Champion in blocks per game. The transfer from St. Joseph’s led the nation with 4.2 blocks per game during the 2010-11 season.  Adebayo tallied …

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Fashion Designers Win Awards at American Heart Association’s Red Dress Design Competition

Three fashion designers won awards at the 2011 Red Dress Design Competition sponsored by the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. Christina Brzozowski  won first place for her design (pictured below on the left). Caitlin Quirk won the …

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Student Work to be Displayed in Two Exhibits at the Prestigious International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York

Philadelphia University industrial design students will exhibit their work in collaboration with two project partners at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City from May 14 to 17. “To be invited to present at this prestigious venue …

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